Telecom Egypt published its Q2 2018 results driven by its strong operational performance. Consolidated revenue crossed EGP 10bn for the first time increasing 16% year-on-year as data services that increased by 45% year-on-year, continue to lead growth boosted by fixed broadband.

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Telecom Egypt and Etisalat Misr have formally announced they have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to provide the latter with virtual fixed voice services. The agreement, which represents the first of its kind in the Egyptian market, covers all the basic terms that shall allow both companies to formalize a commercial agreement in due course. Under this MoU, Telecom Egypt through its nationwide fixed network will enable Etisalat Misr to provide its customers with fixed voice services.

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VIVA Bahrain, the Kingdom’s leading telecommunications service provider has expanded its global network footprint with the deployment of new points-of-presence (POPs) in Europe, across London and Frankfurt. Through this network deployment, VIVA Bahrain will support the growing demand of its wholesale and enterprise customers across GCC and other international markets with high-quality networking services - IP, capacity, voice and signaling coupled with lowest possible latency.

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Bharti Airtel, a leading global telecom services provider, and Telecom Egypt, Egypt's first integrated telecom operator, announced a strategic partnership, wherein, Airtel will get IRUs (Indefeasible Right of Use) on Middle East North Africa Submarine Cable (MENA Cable) and TE North Cable Systems. In addition, Airtel will also take large capacities on a long-term basis on two new state-of-the-art Cable Systems (SMW5 & AAE1). The transactions aim to be concluded after the fulfillment of all conditions precedents.

Read more: Airtel and Telecom Egypt partner on global submarine cable systems

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